WLC Women's Basketball to Face Illinois Wesleyan in NCAA First Round

WLC Women's Basketball to Face Illinois Wesleyan in NCAA First Round

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. --- Wisconsin Lutheran College will face Illinois Wesleyan University in an NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Championship first-round game in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Games will be played Friday-Saturday, March 1-2, at Schoenecker Arena on the campus of the University of St. Thomas.


NCAA ReleaseInteractive Bracket


NCAA Division III Women's Basketball First/Second Round
At St. Paul, Minn.
(Schoenecker Arena)
Wisconsin Lutheran (26-1) vs. Illinois Wesleyan (23-4), 5:30 p.m.
Ripon (19-8) at St. Thomas (26-1), 8 p.m.

The Warriors (26-1) won the NACC Women's Basketball Tournament crown Sunday afternoon with a 67-47 victory over Concordia University Wisconsin in Milwaukee and received the NACC's automatic berth into the championship. The Titans (23-4) punched their ticket to the NCAA Championships by upsetting top-seeded Wheaton, 69-68, in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) Tournament final.

Host University of St. Thomas (26-1), the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) regular-season and tournament champion, fill face Midwest Conference champion Ripon College (19-8) in the other first-round game.

Ticket prices, set by the NCAA, will be $7 for adults and $4 for seniors age 60+ and all students with a valid ID. Children under two will be admitted free of charge. There are no complimentary passes for NCAA Tournament games.